Definition of carbonara
: a dish of hot pasta into which other ingredients (such as eggs, bacon or ham, and grated cheese) have been mixed —often used as a postpositive modifier spaghetti carbonara
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My favorite so far has been the recipe for spaghetti carbonara.
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Origin and Etymology of carbonara
Italian dialect (alla) carbonara, literally, in the manner of a charcoal maker
First Known Use: 1962
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